Who Gets Graceland after Lisa Marie Presley‘s Death?
Lisa Marie Presley‘s surviving three children will reportedly inherit her Graceland estate.
These Celebrities Didn’t have Wills…But You Should
When the rapper Coolio died in September, he joined a group of notables that includes Prince, Howard Hughes and Pablo Picasso—all of whom died without specifying who should inherit their money and estate.
When Should I Update My Will?
There are some obvious triggers that might prompt you to update your will, such as changes in health or marital status. There are, however, also some not-so-obvious ones to be aware of, according to financial planners and attorneys.
Key Documents For Your College Kid
A critical item is often missing from back-to-school college checklists — and it could be far more valuable than anything else your student takes to school this fall: signed legal documents.
Are There Less Restrictive Alternatives to Guardianship
Although laws vary from state to state, every state requires that less restrictive alternatives be considered before invoking a guardianship. These might include such vehicles as limited guardianships, powers of attorney or assisted decision-making agreements.
The Most Important Part of Estate Plan Is Planning for Life
Does a person need a Power of Attorney document if that person already has a Last Will and Testament (‘Will’)? It is a good question.
What’s the Latest with Aretha Franklin’s Estate?
Aretha Franklin’s long-standing $7.8 million debt to the Internal Revenue Service has been paid in full, her estate says in a new court filing.
Why Shouldn’t I Wait to Draft my Will?
It’s an important task that is easy to procrastinate. However, here is why you shouldn’t:
How Do I Talk to My Parents About Estate Planning?
If you have a parent over the age of, say, 65, thoughts about their future may have started to creep into your mind. But because end-of-life planning can be emotional and overwhelming, it’s tempting to put these conversations off — and even more pleasing to avoid them altogether. If there’s a lesson to be learned from the pandemic, however, it’s that waiting until the last minute to prepare is seldom a good idea.
What are My Responsibilities if I’m Named an Executor?
If a loved one asks you to be the executor of their estate, think carefully before you take on this responsibility. While you have the option of declining the request, the person reaching out likely considers you to be responsible and detail oriented. An executor of an estate typically helps file paperwork, close accounts and distribute the assets of the deceased.